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2011-04-20 12:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is releasing the first images and sounds of an electrical connection between Saturn and one of its moons.

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2011-02-01 14:32:32

NASA announced Tuesday that the Cassini spacecraft passed by and snapped images of several of Saturn’s moons.

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2010-12-20 18:00:00

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be making its close flyby of the northern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus today, Monday, Dec 20.

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2010-11-10 11:40:00

Like a cosmic lightbulb on a dimmer switch, Saturn emitted gradually less energy each year from 2005 to 2009, according to observations by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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2010-11-05 10:45:00

Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., are working to understand what caused NASA's Cassini spacecraft to put itself into "safe mode," a precautionary standby mode.

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2010-10-07 07:35:00

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus should not be one of the most promising places in our solar system to look for extraterrestrial life.

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2010-09-28 10:17:02

Turning a midsummer night's dream into reality, NASA's Cassini spacecraft began its new mission extension -- the Cassini Solstice Mission -- on Monday.

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2010-09-24 06:19:39

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will swing high over Saturn's moon Titan on Friday, Sept 24, taking a long, sustained look at the hazy moon.

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2010-09-22 14:15:00

How do scientists decide what images the Cassini spacecraft should take of Saturn and its moons?

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2010-08-17 06:31:28

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has returned Saturnian moon images from its flyby late last week, revealing light and dark contrasts worthy of chiaroscuro painters like Caravaggio.


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